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ABC
Jul 26, 2011 6:30am EDT
tribute on the way for brooks robinson. construction started on a bronze statue depicting him throwing a runner out. it's on the plaza between washington boulevard and russell street across from the northwest side of camden yards. both the risers and pedestal features the text of brooks robinson and his career. it will be unveiled weighing 1500 pounds of pure bronze coming october 22nd. >>> the face of baltimore is changing and until lab day every day you will see -- labor day every day you will see new walls going up. linda so is tracking the baltimore grand prix project and what it could mean for you and the morning commute. >> reporter: if you are on your way to work and have to drive through this area, this is what it means. probably slower traffic. at this time of morning, people are coming off 95 conway right there where it meets light street. and the first thing they will see is detour signs and all of this construction going on for the grand pre. this is -- grand prix. this is one of 16 grandstands built around the two mile racetrack. construction on it began last nigh
ABC
Jul 1, 2011 5:30am EDT
. a11-year-old was playing with a gun and accidently shot michael brooks. the gun was in a locked room but the 11-year-old found the key. the services will be held at 10 this morning at christ united methodist church on florida avenue in baltimore. >>> new this morning, baltimore's summer jump-start warrant initiative will start summer -- rather is going to start in the next two weeks. mayor stephanie rawlings-breaks will -- blake will make an announcement. so far, they have made 635 arrests with this. >>> carroll county sheriff's office is taking the law enforcement lead in the county. the deputies were proafl handled by state police. under the deal the sheriff office will be responsible for licensing and maintaining the property information data base and sexual president tourings. they will monitor the incidents on state and federal highways. >>> investigators will try to figure out what caused a fire in downtown bolt that -- baltimore that broke out in a garage right around dinner time. it was close to patrick's pub on pratt street. we understand there was trouble first getting the
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 6:30am EDT
brooks says he was not feeling well and bell leaves behind a wife and five daughters and 20 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. there will be a viewing on wednesday at st. louis church in clarksville. and funeral will be held the next day. >>> family and friends are mourning the loss of this woman connie bass. bass was bea gaddy's daughter who passed away over the weekend. she took over the family business of caring for and fading -- feeding baltimore's poora after her mother died. she kept alive the spirit every thanksgiving and every day making sure people got what they needed. visitation will on friday from 8 in the mong until 8 at -- consider morning in the 8 at night. >>> would -- 8 in the morning and 8 at night. >>> betty ford was known for her candidness on issues leek abortion, premarital sex and equal rights. >>> now to a fire in baltimore county. investigators say the fire started at the days inn in catonsville started in a storage room. watch as we were the only station in town that got you a shot of this. firefighters rescuing a woman from the 7th floo
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 5:30am EDT
around to owings mills on the backside of glen brook and it makes everything so much more convenient. my friends lives on the other side of the bridge and i have to drive 10 minutes to see him. i can walk there now. >> reporter: as you can see, they are very excited about the bridge. cost is about $6 million. and the care morny starts at 11:30 this morning right here. reporting live in reisterstown, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> sounds like christmas in july. thanks a lot. >>> tonight, you get a chance to ask the questions about the ford avenue bridge reconstruct project. there's an informational meeting. among the issues to be addressed, construction schedule recommended detour routes and access for emergency services. the meeting will be from 6:30 to 8:30 at baltimore metropolitan council offices on mchenry road. >>> news time is 5:33. lots of ideas, but still not an agreement on the federal debt ceiling. leaders from both side of the political spectrum are crafting plans to balanced the budget. work will continue throughout the week. an august 2nd deadline is looming. >> we, off you
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
now, "bbc world news." >> the former editor of the "news of the world" newspaper, rebekah brooks, has just resigned following the phone hacking scandal. warning mounts on america's credited -- credit rating. russia orders checks on all river boats after the sinking of the bulgaria, which killed more than 120. welcome to "bbc world news." also in this hour -- a pace setter and a record breaker on day one. the amateur, tom lewis, has begun his second round at the british open. and film star sarah, the possible u.s. presidential candidate is in a new film called "the undefeated." >> welcome to "bbc world news." in the past couple of minutes, it's been confirmed that rebekah brooks, the chief executive at newscorp, owned by rupert murdoch, has resigned from her position. she had resisted calls, not least from former "news of the world" journalists for her to resign after the revelations that "news of the world" journalists had been responsible, allegedly, for hacking the phones of, amongst others, a murdered school child, milly douler, and also those of the relatives of servicemen who had
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00am PDT
and small question. would you agree, ms. brooks, that part of the public concern here is about the closeness of the police and now politicians to "news of the world" and "news international?" >> i think that the public's concern overwhelmingly is the on the interception of voice mails is the idea that anybody could intercept the voice mails of victims of crime, and i think that is the overwhelming concern. >> but there has been a lot of concern voiced over the closeness of the police and the politicians and the "news of the world" and "news international" wouldn't you agree as a matter of fact? >> well, i have seen that "news of the world" has been singled out for that closeness so if you are going to address this and you know this more than anyone on the committee, because of your career as a journalist that it is wholly unfair in the discussing the closeness of police and politicians with the media to single out the "news of the world." >> well, it is a fact, and this has been a criticism and yet, you are on your watch as chief executive of "news international" have a triple wham
WHUT
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
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CBS
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
. we're talk about the brooks robinson statue. we have a preview when we return. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's been pretty humid today. winds are calm and we'll shift to the west and south west. it's almost 80 degrees towards d.c.. 79 in the nation's capital. we're getting variable winds around the rest. uniformly, we'll shift to the west and south west. we have a front to the north, making its way to the great lakes. we're in the middle of the warm front. the temperatures will warm up over the next few days. we have tropical storm don, that's making its way and setting its sites on the south west shores of texas. they could really use the rain. this system is going to bring enough moisture that we'll get a few clouds out of it. widely scattered thundershowers throughout the weekend because of another front. don is expected to make landfall as a minimal tropical storm, not expected to increase strength before making landfall saturday and sunday. we'll keep you posted on that. they could use the rain down there. hot and humid conditions stay with us. we'll stay
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 2:00pm EDT
hacking into the phones of politicians, and even a murder victim. rebec rebekah brooks has been een resd as of this weekend, and we will see what is going to happen here with rupert murdoch and his son james tomorrow? >> well, that is certainly, that is the big question. and rupert murdoch and his son james, and rebekah brooks, who are appearing before the select committee have to be so careful, and so careful in fact, that rupert murdoch's biographers saying he is in rehearsals and being coached by aides and he is walking a fine line, because on one hand, he is under oath, and so like he and his son and rebekah brooks, they can't lie. if they do lie, it is a crime. so they have to be careful what they say. they can't mislead this group, but at the same time, they don't want to give too much away either, because this is such a reprehensible difficult and negative story that any facts on how to what extent the criminality of how far it went up the ladder at any of the companies as the facts come out, it could well, we could well see a drop from the bottom just out of news corporation
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2011 11:00am PDT
"ne of the world," and that woman was the editor at the time rebekah brooks, and now there is question about the sincerity of their relationship. and jay, as we hear more about this, it is disturbing to see if this is true the motivation behind it. >> yeah, absolutely, thomas. always good to talk to you, and there is new outrage tonight. the latest nurn t eest turn in investigation has revealed that sarah payne, the mother of the 8-year-old girl was a victim of the hacking scandal and initially not thought to be on the list of phones who had been hacked, but a closer look shows that payne's voice mails had been listened to by a representative of the "news of the world" tabloid, and the newspaper was involved in the campaign for tougher child abduction laws and instrumental in the sarah's law named after the little girl. it was at that time that "news of the world" gave payne a cell phone and she said she considered then editor rebekah brooks a friend, and wrote an editorial in the final edition of the tabloid saying quote the news of the world and more importantly the people t
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
glen brook an ate makes everything more convenient. my friend lives on the other side of the bridge and i have to drive an extra ten minutes to see him. now i can walk. >> reporter: thanks for talking to us. that kicks off at 11:30 and the bridge will be open and as you can see folks are happy about it. reporting live, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> thanks a lot. it takes all types. >>> top honors for johns hopkins honors according to u.s. news and world report, it's the top hospital in the country. it is ranked in the top five in 5 medical specialties and top five in 10 others. 16 categories altogether. they are in the top 15 in 15 of them and in addition to that, the honor roll rankings it was ranked first in the field including neurology and rheumatology. >>> a surgery changed the way doctors treat those who suffer from epileptic seizures. they are the first to use laser brain surgery on epileptics. they use a mri to died it and it takes a year to see the impact of the surgery. that's enough time for doctors who perform the surgery that are happy with the results they have seen t
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives, is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone hacking case. the former editor, neil wallis, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallis in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: even with the head of police preparing to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's n
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 2:00pm EDT
possibility that they will be. they were given three months' pay, and promised by rebecca brooks that you saw there in the video that they would find positions for them, but there was anger among them as well. there was an audio clip released that was recorded surrepetitiously, and they say, look, we don't want to work for you anyway. they were bitter of the way it was went down, and they have taken the fall for somebody else did, and chief on the list is rebecca brooks, herself. they want her to step down. thomas. >> we shall continue as we see the story unraveling here, because we are only hitting the tip of the iceberg here. stephanie gosk in london. >>> and another security breach at airports and this time, it is two used by the hijackers, and investigators want to know how a stun gun made it from boston to new jersey. >>> and a man who tried to rob a jewelry store is sentenced. >>> i do not believe that me being first lady should prevent me from expressing my ideas. >> and express them, she did. she was a real dynamo, and i will talk to a presidential historian about how first lady betty
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2011 2:00pm EDT
british authorities have requested to interview him about comments he made regarding rebecca brooks a woman at the center of this who is still protected by rupert murdoch and his company. >> george michael has been interestingly very involved in the scandal from the beginning on twitter. one of the things that he said is that he has had conversations with rebecca brooks where she has said that almost all of the information they use in the newspapers comes from the police. he later went on in another tweet and said that the information that the police get that they are often given money for the information and kind of quid pro quo and that it is pervasive and shows that scotland yard has an expansive investigation, and they are even willing to call in george michael for this investigation. >> thank you, stephanie gosk. >>> i want to go back into the white house where leroy arthur petry is about to receive the medal of honor by president obama, and he is the second living soldier to receive that honor. with me with the coverage is colonel jack jacobs who is standing by, and jack, as we
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:00pm PDT
at the top of the empire. rebecca brooks resigned as the fallout continues. after years with barely a drop of rain, some regions in kenya are paying a hefty price. >> normally, this area would be teeming with cattle and goats, but as you can see, it is completely empty. >> and her puzzles have stunned people for decades. now the woman behind those creative crosswords shares the tricks of the trade. ♪ >> and welcome. amid a firestorm of conspiracy today -- controversy today, two tendered their resignations. first it was rebecca brooks, a dog by allegations over her role in the scandal and illegal payments to police officers. then this afternoon came word that less hinton -- les hinton is stepping down. this report contains some flash photography. >> it is the day that the chief executive walked away from the company she had served for half her life, the day when her friend and lawyer walked into a hotel to say sorry to the family who was the victim of his papers wrongdoing. rebecca's -- rebecca brooks is the highest standing casualties so far. as for the past 10 days she has been at
ABC
Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
statue honoring a sports great brooks robinson. the statue will be positioned on the plaza between the washington boulevard and russell street across from the northwest side of camden yards. the statue will be about 9 feet tall and will depict robinson preparing to throw out a runner. it will weigh 1500 pounds and the statue will be unveiled october 22nd. >>> a cambridge man has been sentenced to six months in jail after prosecutors say he accepted a package in the mail that contained nearly 5 pounds of marijuana. he is 40-year-old and his name is lamont jones and he accepted the packaged that was addressed to joe brown. he said that he accepted it and he was joe brown. >>> authorities believe dna evidence may be linking a man suspected of a rape case along the east coast to another sexual assault in maryland. police say they plan to file charges if lab test confirm match involving aaron thomas who has been linked to dna testing and rapes from virginia to connecticut and there's possible match between those cases and a 1999 rape case within city. police will file charges if that ca
ABC
Jul 1, 2011 4:30am EDT
it went off in cherry hill last weekend. the bullet hit michael brooks. we are told the gun was kept in a locked room but the 11-year- old found the keych the funeral service will be held at 10 this morning at christ united methodist church on florida avenue in baltimore. >>> heart warming story for you -- a heart warming story for you this morning. >> a unique way a man is standing up for a great cause. >>> plus, most of us will never speak to the president let alone insult him. why one political analyst is not headed back to work this morning. you are watching, "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. >>> now "good morning maryland" at 4:30. >>> 20 minutes away from five. it's certainly been quite an ordeal for those along the mississippi river after the massive floods that devastated homes and towns. but one young man has decided to help and it's all in the name of charity and maybe 15 minutes of fame. meet 21-year-old alex. he is paddle boating down the mississippi river. look at him. his journey is 2400 miles long. he is trying to break the record for the m
WHUT
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> rebekah brooks has been released on bail following her rest yesterday. this comes as a she, rupert murdoch, and his son, james, are due to give evidence tomorrow. >> david cameron is being forced to tackle this. >> dog by the phone hacking scandal, the details that the school girl may have had her phone hat, in afghanistan, the questions keep coming about regarding his judgment. david cameron is trying to handle this by asking parliament to sit for an extra day this week. they will have their chance to question him, as we can see the story is not going away and the opposition is going to step up their demands. >> of course, there were a series of people that were going to appear that were going to be scrutinized further. were they? >> tuesday shaping up to be a very big day in parliament. in the morning we are expecting a senior policeman, including the one that put it last night, to appear before the committee. they will be questioned and questioned again about this cozy relationship. also, of course, at the handling of the original investigations into phone hacking. the biggest s
PBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
was all smiles as rebekah brooks and rupert murdoch left a restaurant last night. by allowing media access like this, news corporation is keen to convey a message that it's all business as usual. rebekah brooks stopped to help a photographer who fell over in the melee. it's understood she could soon be interviewed by police as a witness, though she says she knew nothing about phone hacking when she was editor of "news of the world." other news international exec tizz are said to be cooperating fully with the police inquiry. earlier, rupert murdoch gave a very public show of settlement to rebekah brooks. she's said to have offered her resignation twice, only to be turned down. asked what her priority was now, he said this one, referring to her. the murdoches, father and son, refused to answer any detailed questions when they faced the media. it's been a bruising few days for the murdoch empire, but even tougher days lie ahead. more revelations and more arrests are expected. the house of commons could vote to delay the bskyb takeover until the criminal investigation into hacking has b
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
1995 through 2007. the current head of news international also resigned today, rebecca brooks. she worked under henton when illegal phone hacking took place. the most damaging accusations over the years, the one that triggered this crisis led rupert murdock to an unlikely meeting here. rupert murdock met with millie dowler's family, the young girl whose phone was hacked by reporters. when the meeting ended, murdock was greeted outside by cat calls. he was ushered inside but wouldn't stay there long. >> as founder of the company i was appalled and i will find out when it happened. and i apologize. >> reporter: earlier in the tied today, the head of news international, rebecca brooks resigned. in a letter to her staff who wrote, this is now detracted attention from all our honest endeavors to fix the problems of the past. those endeavors began this week with shutting down the news of the world and then news corps backed out of a multimillion dollar merger with bskyb. brook's resignation today will be followed by a letter of apology by rupert murdock himself printed in british papers
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2011 2:00pm EDT
brooks will also testify, and former executive neil wallace became the ninth person arrested in connection with this tabloid scandal. here in the u.s., you may have already heard six senators and a congressman are now calling on the fbi to investigate allegations that "news of the world" reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims and their families. "news international" has responded to the reports saying they have seen no evidence that these allegations are true. joining me to talk about it more nationally is syndicated radio host michael smerconish, and originally, we were heard that he would not be available, but now we will hear from rupert murdoch who was criticized by many who say he should have come out and said more sooner. >> what is interesting about this, tamron, you made reference to the concern of some that perhaps 9/11 victims were hacked into. it is not hacking into members of parliament or members of the royal family that really caused this to explode in the uk. it is the case of millie doweler who is a 13-year-old who had gone missing, and they hack
NBC
Jul 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
lege >> brooks robinson is getting a tribute sunset our way overdue. >> heel of a statute in the shadow of orioles' park. rob roblin has details. >> if you aren't orioles fan -- if you are an orioles fan, he was a player everybody loved. the master of third base. >> ground ball. brooks robinson throws, he is out. >> one of the greatest players to put on an orioles uniform. brooks robinson. and now, he is getting the statute. e. workmen were busy fixing up the base. this is something special. >> an honor to do something like this. for a great player. >> a great attraction for people to come see. a great honor to put it up. >> brooks is a symbol in baltimore. he had a 20-year career. two world series. >> to pay tribute to him with a statue is long overdue. i am pleased to see it. >> there were busy sandblasting the lettering that will go on the steps. this remembers brooks in 1970. >> to read this permanent recognition of him as he welcomes fans interests and citizens to baltimore is a good thing. >> the statue itself is in italy being finished. it will soon be shipped here and wil
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
rocking britain news corp. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site w
PBS
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
james, rebekah brooks prepare for questions. >> also coming up on the program, the shuttle atlantis departs the international space station for the very last time. also from the comic book to the stage, that man makes a theatrical debut. -- batman makes a theatrical debut/ . ♪ ♪ >> welcome to the houses of parliament, the mother of all parliament. will it be the mother of all battles today between the mp's and the murdochs. it has been tailing weeks of political crisis that has taken the politics and the police. many journalists and camera crews hurt joining here behind me. we are waiting -- are joining here behind me. we are waiting for questioning of the people. we will bring you the live updates here. the house of commons media and committee is made up of a cross parsee of selection from members of parliament. they will begin by questioning the news corp. chief rupert murdoch and his son james. it will ask the former chief executive rebekah brooks to give testimony. they want to find out how much they knew about phone hacking. there has been a lot of speculation about what wi
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
weather team. >>> he is known as the best third baseman to ever may the game. brooks robinson elevated the orioles during his time in uniform. and now, friends and fans are elevating him to a permanent perch across baltimore. >> reporter: just look at who we immortalize here in this town. at this stadium, johnny unitas. at the heart, william donald schaefer. babe ruth. and now, pope john paul. now, the fifth statue. mvp, golden glove, multiple all- star. brooks robinson. >> brooks will be on top of the base. brooks is 9 feet tall. and he will be fielding a ground ball. and will be fielding it in the direction. park. >> nicknamed the hoover for his ability to scoop up the ground ball. this is made by the baltimore artist who created the polk statue downtown. he will stand across the street on city land, a major gateway to baltimore. >> so that as people come into the city, and a lot of people do come this way, they're welcomed by brooks. brooks greets them. and it really establishes his status as an iconic baltimore citizen. >> reporter: right now, the base is poured and the gr
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 2:30pm PDT
brooks resigned and rupert murdoch issues an apology. after years with barely a drop, some regions of kenya are paying a hefty price. >> normally, this area would be teeming with cattle and goats. as you can see, it is completely empty. >> the woman behind the creative crosswords shares tricks of the trade. ♪ >> amid a firestorm of controversy, rebekah brooks resigned as chief executive of news international. there are allegations of her role in the phone hacking scandal and illegal payments to police officers. she said she felt a deep responsibility to the people hurt. rupert murdoch apologized to the family of milly dowler, murdered girl whose hacked phone started the controversy. >> she is the most high-profile casualty so far in the scandal that has spread to both sides of the atlantic. for the past 10 days, rebekah brooks has been a part of the storm that has swept rupert murdoch's empire and remained by his side. today, she decided to step away. she said that recent times have been tough and i need to concentrate on correcting the distortions and rebuffing the allegations abou
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
arrests. most recently, rebecca brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives. she resigned and was arrested two days later brooks, who denies any wrongdoing, has been a power broker for over a decade in this country. >> somebody with huge charm, a lot of very political. she was very good at getting along side people. >> including david cameron. details of his visits with media heads were released over the weekend. since elected, he has met with brooks and other murdoch editors dozens of times. the prime minister has faced withering criticism for ties to andy colson, who was served as his communications chief. colson was also arrested last week. cameron is increasingly on the defensive, facing an energized opposition. >> terrible error of judgment in hiring andy colson. i really say the prime minister has to get a grip. he has to come clean and also own up to the mistakes he made. >> in a bizarre twist tonight, news that a former "news of the world" reporter and whistleblower has been found dead in his home in england. seaning, seen here -- sean, seen here on the bbc, he was
PBS
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
have had a series of tragic news stories. >> rebecca brooks, former editor, describes her pain as her dear friend. they worked together to campaign for sara's law, the public right to know where pedophiles are living. tonight, rebekah brooks said the allegations are a port and upsetting. the idea that anybody on the newspaper knew that sarah payne at or target it is unthinkable. the campaign began in 2000. the man was arrested in 2006. it is not known when he obtained the phone information, whether he intercepted her voice mail and who may have requested it. but it was -- but if it was "news international," this was the reaction. >> what they gave personal support to sara payne and her family. they produced literature, campaign materials, party conferences, introduced her to politicians. i see this as the ultimate betrayal of trust. >> there were high-level meetings and a mobile phone. it may be the one that was targeted. sources linked to miss brooks and the newspaper have said the voice mail on this fund was not activated until 18 months ago, suggesting there were no messages. today
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:00am EDT
murdoch has agreed to be questioned by members of british parliament. his son, james, and rebecca brooks have also been invited to appear before the hearing. we can go live to westminster. it feels like we're on the deadline hour for learning whether rupert murdoch is going to say yea or nay to appearing. i don't suppose many are expecting him to say oh, go on then. >> i don't think so. for one thing, the parliamentary committees do not have the same powers as congressional committees and certainly they cannot force foreign citizens like rupert and james murdoch to appear before them. there is even a question mark over whether they can really force rebecca brooks, who of course is a british citizen to appear. if anyone buzz does of the three, it is thought that perhaps she will be the most likely. the lawyers at news corp. may be advising against this because of course there is a police investigation going on at the moment and public pressure may not be the best thing for them to be under a at the moment. >> do we know clearly whether or not parliament has the power in any way to compel
PBS
Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm PDT
police and said that what happened under rebekah brooks' leadership." she was editor of the "news of the world," at the time some of the hacking. she was apparently away at the time. murdoch's enemies have long claimed that whoever is in power is the real puppet master. tonight, he, they, no one knows how this will end. >> joining me now from london is the deputy prime minister went tony blair was in power. 45 of his mobile phone messages were hacked into. this is a very sorry tale. it goes back to 2006 when your own messages were broken into. how evasive was that? >> the police kept in mind that that was so. i had to go to the court and force them to commit and setup a new inquiry. that is finding all of disinformation. the information was available before. why didn't the police act on it instead of the nine that my phone messages had been broken into? now we are learning the appalling situation of the phone's not only having messages on them, the girl found that not only were they wiped off, they were wiped off by the news of the world to add more information so they could get more sto
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:30am PDT
to say sorry for the family who fear they are victims of his papers wrongdoing. rebecca brooks is the high profile casualties so far. now she has decided to step away. in her statement, she said, as you can imagine, recent times have been tough. i now need to concentrate on correcting the distortions and facing allegations of corruption. >> i am pleased that rebekah brooks has finally set the responsibility for what happened on her watch as editor of "news of the world," the hacking of the phones. i called for her resignation 10 days ago. this is not about one individual. it is about the culture of an organization. >> the man chosen to replace her his already at his desk. writing to all news international staff, and james murdock thanked mr. brooks for 22 years of service, adding, she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud of many accomplishments as an executive. we support her arrest she takes steps to clear her name. that is not a view echoed in the house of lords as one of the most vocal critics referred to her stated desire to remain on
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 4:00pm EDT
tears were shed here over michael brooks and the pastor said not to place brame just to know he is at piece. michael brooks' loved ones paid their respects. he was 15. his friend accidentally shot him in the head last saturday after a sheaf over after gaining access to one of 22 weapons. >> you can't blame anybody. it is over. so you just have to move on. >> his family is struggling to come to terms with the death. police won't file charges but haven't ruled them off against the gun's owner who says he kepted the guns locked up and had no idea how the children got aheld of them. -- ahold of them. >> brooks loved football and pallbearers wore ravens jerseys. this case brought up concerns over gun storage. if you have a weapon in the home and children in the home that gun is locked up and unloaded. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >>> we will have more from friends and family of michael brooks coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> family grieving the loss of a mother is planning a candlelight vigil tonight. her and her daughter were found dead inside a hotel this week. her
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 11:00am PDT
community. they are extremely hostile. i mean, just a few days ago we had mo brooks who advocated violence short of shooting an illegal immigrant. now, you -- you have another individual, a state lawmaker out of kansas, who advocated the shooting of illegal aliens, and so things are out of control. now we are uniting. the tequila party is non-partisan. yes, i -- >> but you're a republican, right? aren't you a registered republican? >> i -- i found ed -- switched o the independent party do you it the hostility of the republican party. i'm still, you know, the president of the largest hispanic republican group in the nation. >> but you're not a republican. help me understand this. >> not right now. >> okay. but with that said, with the tea party movement, as you well know, let's just look at washington, for example, the pressure john boehner is feeling is coming from the tea party and these negotiations. the tea party has great influence over the republican party, which you are a part of, but not today a part of. nonetheless, how did you distinguish your organization or what you pla
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of his paper's wrongdoing. rebecca brooks is the most high profile casualty in the scandal that has spread to both sides of the lan tick. she has been at the heart of the storm sweeping rupert murdoch's media empire and remained by his side. now she has decided to step away. in her statement she said, as you can imagine recent times have been tough. i now need to concentrate on rebutting allegations about my record as a journalist and editor and executive. ms. brooks said she felt a deep sense of responsibility for the people news international had hurt. >> i'm pleased that rebecca brooks had finally accepted responsibility for what happened in watch as editor for "the news of the world" with the phone hacking. as i said when i called for her resignation this isn't about one individual. it's about the culture of an organization. the man picked to replace rebecca brooks is already at his desk. tom markridge has been brought from italy. james murdoch thanked ms. brook for 22 years of service adding she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud in h
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am PDT
2003, period where the phone hacking happened, rebekah brooks. she was arrested by police today in connection with conspiracy, conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption. rebekah brooks resigned her post friday as the chief executive of news international. representative for brooks told me that she had a prearranged appointment. a meating with police today -- meeting with police today but was surprised when she was arrested. her spokesman went on to say she had been advised she was not on the police's radar screen in connection with the investigation. she had been offering since january to be questioned by police but was told it wouldn't be necessary. they are supposed to testify to a committee on tuesday, a committee she testified in 2003 where she did admit giving police money for information. >> for information in the past. >> it's not clear whether or not brooks will show up at the committee meeting on tuesd tuesday. it cost two top executives, brooks and les hinton, the ceo of dow jones resigning on friday. the 168-year-old news of the world tabloid closed down last
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm EDT
victims. we have this report from the deputy politcal editor. >> parlaiment wants to hold rebecca brooks and james and rupert murdoch to account, to answer questions about why so many people's phones were hacked in the name of news. it was a summons they could not ignore. >> it just is insane. you can't hide away. you can't hide away from this level of anguish and anger. >> the murdochs were reluctant. rupert murdoch said he could not attend, but said he would give evidence. his son, james, said he couldn't make it, but would be pelased to leased to give evidence on the 10th of august. rebecca brooks welcomed the chance to do this. but she said she couldn't discuss the police investigation. >> the talk was of a formal summons. a fine and imprisonment from parliament. the murdochs said they would answer these questions. >> these are the questions they'll face. why did they mislead parlaiment. to stopmanagmenet fail it? >> we have given police information in the past. >> we hope the committee will want to hear the turtruth and te facts. this is about hearing from them. who knew about that?
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
news of the world, but they would like to hold rebecca broke and -- rebekah brooks and james murdoch to account. this was a summons they could not ignore. >> do the decent thing. the cannot hide away from this level of public anguish. -- you cannot hide away. >> at first, they were reluctant witnesses. rupert murdoch said that he could not attend the session but he was willing to give testimony is an inquiry. rebekah brooks said that "i am available to appear before the committee and welcome the opportunity to do so." she said she would not be able to discuss anything about the police investigation. there was a formal summons. there can even be imprisonment. the threat had worked. the murdochs said they would come and answer the questions. >> in a letter, james murdoch said "i am now coming. i would like to answer them in a different forum." the questions keep coming. why did the news of the world mislead parliament? why did the management failed to find out what was going on and stop it? as for rebekah brooks, we ask about what she told the mps. the mp whose committee will be asking
WETA
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
rebekah brooks is do the decent thing. it cannot hide away from this level of public english. >> they were reluctant witnesses. they told the committee he could not attend the future session. james murdock said he could not come. rebekah brooks said chiappone -- welcome the opportunity to do so but would not discuss anything that relates to the ongoing police investigation. the talk was of a formal summons. the threat had worked. they change their minds but they would now be coming to answer m.p.'s questions. in the second letter, james murdock said we're running to confirm our attendance by -- and concerned where are asked to yet answer further questions in a form on top of the judge let inquiry and the police investigation. whatever the form, the questions keep coming. why did the news of the world mislead and why were some victims paid to keep quiet? as for ms. brooks, she will be asked about what she told mps last time. the m.p. whose committee will be asking the question was optimistic. >> i hope the committee will want to learn the truth. this is not about a lynch mob or an oppo
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 12:30am PDT
-- was to hold record brooks and rupert murdoch accountable. why were so many people's phones pack in the name of news? it was a summons that they could not ignore. >> do the decent thing. you cannot hide it away from this level of public anguish. >> at first, they were reluctant witnesses. rupert murdoch told the committee he could not attend was to a's session, however looking forward to the inquiry. rebecca brooks said she is available to the committee on that date and welcome the opportunity to do so. but, she said, she would not be able to do -- say anything related to the ongoing investigation into hacking. i find, even imprisonment -- it appears the threat has worked. the murdoch's change their mind and said they would answer the questions. in a second letter, james murdoch confirmed their attendance. he said he was concerned they were asked to answer questions in a different forum. what ever the forum, the questions keep coming. why did news of the world mislead parliament? why were some victims paid? what did the management fail to find out what was going on? we asked about what
FOX News
Jul 23, 2011 11:30pm EDT
the news the world phone hacking scandal in the usa. rebecca brooks, former executive chief at news international also answered questions from the same committee and she was arrested sunday in relation to the phone hacking and bribery aleses. miss brooks was released without being charged. both sections receiving major media coverage in the u.k. and here in the states and we should note that news corporation is the parent company of fox news channel. rich, let me start with you. we heard the sound bite from rupert murdoch during the testimony, saying, hey, this is getting the attention it's getting because of our competitors who would love to see us fail. does he have a point. >> yeah, i think it plays into it. to me reminds me of the valerie plame flap, disproportionate primarily driven by politics. especially the coverage in the united states. the new york times the other day had two front page side by side lengthy stories about something going on in britain. to do that otherwise, you would need the queen to abdicate and the plague to hit london. clearly there's a political agenda
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 5:30pm PDT
people in my trust. >> reporter: james defended executives rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. both led british newspaper's arm. >> there's no evidence that i'm away of that ms. brooks or mr. hinton or any of those executives, had knowledge of that. nonetheless, those resignations have been accepted. >> reporter: later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs today's questioning was about salvaging news corp.'s reputation, a business rupert brought up with one paper. >> i was brought up by a father who was not rich but a great journalist. before he died, it was a small paper. >> reporter: james hopes to one day lead the family business but first he'll have to repair the damage sustained over two weeks of an ever-widening scandal. >> it's our determination to put things right. make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: ru
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